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Fresh as Paint!

The last time we visited the whole thing was covered in scaffolding, and we couldn't get near it... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Andrew G
Worcester, United Kingdom
A bit of India in an unusual location

Unexpected in the middle of the Oxfordshire countryside a stunning well with a interesting history... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 April 2015

Friday 20th March My husband and I decided to visit the Maharajah’s Well, which was a short walk from the Cherry Tree Inn. The Maharajah’s Well is, to say the least a rather unexpected sight in a small pretty Oxfordshire village. Its influences are clearly...More

4  Thank Carol B
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Reviewed 26 March 2012

There's nothing of any interest there, please don't go out of your way to visit this, and even if you are passing by, it's not worth it.

3  Thank armanleg
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

The last time we visited the whole thing was covered in scaffolding, and we couldn't get near it. Now the refurbishment is complete and it all looks very splendid. Read the interpretive boards (don't miss the second one in the cherry orchard (Ishree Bagh) next...More

2  Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We have passed by the sign for the well many times and one day decided to visit. There was plenty of information at the well which made interesting viewing. Worth a visit if you are passing.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a really quirky, unusual thing to find in a typical English village. It takes you completely by surprise. It is nicely kept and worth a look if you’re in the area, but there’s not really a great deal to see.

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Unexpected in the middle of the Oxfordshire countryside a stunning well with a interesting history worth spending time to look at and admire and find out why it is there !!.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Unfortunaly when we visited the well was being refurbished and was surrounded by scaffolding. We also walked around the orchard but this was overgrown and the ponds had dried up. However there was a very small mound with a wooden elephant on it. Even though...More

Thank Anita B
Reviewed 10 August 2017

worth a visit if passing, but not worth going out of your way for. We were visiting relations in Stoke Row.

Thank Rod194521
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Highly unexpected find in a quaint village.It is undergoing some renovation at the moment but you can still see it and read it's very interesting history

Thank rubyme
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We searched this out as a local curiosity. Interesting and quirky, well written information board. Amazing detail and workmanship in a well which ironically was a gift to say "thank you". Popp in if passing but don't go out of your way as it is...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Not easy to find but worth a short, 20 minute, visit if you are close by. Well written board explaining the building and origins of the well.

Thank graham b
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a well cared-for and unexpected feature hidden in a remote Chiltern Village. A perfectly Indian well-head in a quintessentially English village. The charming story of how it got to be there is explained on-site.

1  Thank rfortey
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